2012 Orange Bowl Free Pick
Odds: Oddsmakers have installed Clemson as a 3-point favorite over West Virginia, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 63 for tonight’s game. The Mountaineers finished the regular season with a 9-3 overall record while the Tigers wrapped up 2011 at 10-3.
Line Movement: Clemson opened as a 3.5-point favorite at most books but the spread has been bet down to 3. The total has seen the most movement after opening at 57, and is now sitting between 63 and 64 depending on what sports book you view.
Public Betting: Of the 38,000-plus wagers on today’s game, 76% of college football public bettors currently favor Clemson. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link provided to ensure that you’re viewing the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
College Football Free Pick: Take the over. According to latest college football trends, the over is 6-1 in the Mountaineers’ last seven games following an ATS win and 5-1 in their last six bowl games as an underdog. The over is also 4-1 in West Virginia’s last five January games and 8-3 in their last 11 bowl games overall. Both teams averaged more than 33 points and 440 yards during the regular season and between Tajh Boyd, Geno Smith, Sammy Watkins and Andre Ellington, there’s enough playmakers to ensure plenty of scoring tonight.
2012 ORANGE BOWL FREE PICK: WEST VIRGINIA/CLEMSON OVER 63Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!